Drive to Digital 2017

Event attended by WorldDAB

Date: 26th September 2017

Location: London, United Kingdom

Types: Conference

Digital Radio UK


Drive to Digital 2017


The British Museum Conference Centre, The BP Lecture Theatre, The British Museum, Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3DG

Tuesday 26 September, 1pm - 6pm


The event will be an opportunity to hear about the transformation of digital radio and audio in a milestone year that will see the UK move closer to 50% digital listening and getting digital radio devices in 60% of homes, 90% of new cars and 30% of all cars on the road.  The conference is free of charge.

We are delighted that legendary radio presenter Tony Blackburn, the first DJ to be heard on BBC Radio 1 50 years ago, will be interviewed by BBC Controller Radio 1 Ben Cooper about Radio 1’s 50Th Anniversary and the launch of new digital pop-up station BBC Radio 1 Vintage. The conference will be hosted by award-winning presenter Harriet Scott who will be celebrating the start of her new Magic breakfast show and we’ll also be hearing from Bauer Group Content Director Tony Moorey on “The Magic of Digital”.  

You will hear from:

  • Senior politicians on the progress made on digital radio
  • Broadcasters and presenters about the unprecedented investment in the exciting range of national and local music, sports and spoken word digital stations
  • The UK’s leading retailers, radio manufacturers and car manufacturers about plans for digital radio’s growth and radio’s place in the connected home and car of the future
  • The impact of voice –connected technology on audio listening in the home and how it will transform listening in cars
  • Partners in the UK’s first car conversion pilot project and plans to transform the take-up and usage of digital radio in-car though the launch of the next generation of digital radio car adapters.


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